(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) A successful event of Zumba fitness was held to celebrate women's day with Asya Lamki, a certified Zumba fitness instructor in Oman at The Champ Sports & Arts (Al Khuwayr). This event was sponsored by The Champ Sports and Arts and Taajeer Finance company.
It was an event of fun with an effective session of Zumba, followed by celebrating with all different nationality women participants. This event also raised awareness about health benefits of a Zumba workout in the enjoyable way. Asya Lamki, lecturer in The Institute of Health Sciences, MOH and a mother of four children Layla is currently conducting five Zumba classes a week, for women, in two centres, The Champ Sports & Arts and the PDO fitness club. ''I am passionate about Zumba fitness'', she said. It all started when her mother-in-law mentioned Zumba fitness exercise, which was conducted by a Dutch woman in PDO in 2008.
Zumba fitness is a dance style aerobics that incorporates Latin music and Latin dance. It also has other forms of dance styles, for example, hip hop, reggaeton, belly dance, fusion and flamenco. ''Anybody can do Zumba, you don't have to be fit to start Zumba and you don't have to be a dancer to do Zumba either'' Asya says. ''It is easy to follow because the steps are repeated more than one time in a song,'' she adds. There are many benefits of Zumba, it is effective, fun, easy to follow, calorie burning and many more. Anywhere between 500 to 800 calories are burned in a session of one hour.
The whole body gets a workout from head to toe in Zumba. Asya's plan is to increase awareness in health amongst women and children in the Sultanate in the most effective and enjoyable way. ''I personally don't enjoy going to the gym, I like to work out with other people and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere of a Zumba class,'' she said.
These days there are much communicable disease, for example, obesity, heart problems, diabetesetc, and with different types of fast food, children tend to eat unhealthily. Therefore, her aspiration would like to inspire women and children to enjoy exercising in the most fun way. Because Asya is passionate about Zumba, she offers an effective, a dynamic and a fun Zumba ses